Pediatrics & Therapeutics

Pediatrics & Therapeutics
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0665

Abstract

Hyperlipidemia Due to Rectal Phenobarbital Use: Case Report

Kadir Serafettin Tekgunduz, Eda Kepenekli and Yasar Demirelli

Treatment with hepatic enzyme-inducing antiepileptic drugs leads to increases in the levels of total cholesterol (TC) and triglyceride (TG). We report a case of a 10-monthold infant with hyperlipidemia due to use of rectal phenobarbital-paracetamol combination during echovirus infection. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case reported in the literature of hyperlipidemia due to rectal phenobarbital use.

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